Election Cybersecurity A Primary Concern Among Arizona Officials

Published: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:36pm
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It’s just a few weeks until midterm election day on Nov.  6. But, as you’re making decisions about who to vote for, the president of the National Association of Secretaries of State recently said that cybersecurity is keeping many of them up at night.

In fact, Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan just released an election security report that said, in part, that the root cause of previous technology compromises is our elections systems — failures of process, people and awareness.

But the report says our state has made investments aimed at improving the integrity of that election process.

We wanted to take a bird’s eye view of national election security, so The Show turned to Debora Plunkett, senior fellow at Harvard’s Belfer Center.

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